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Triceratops Baby Rainbow

I was recently challenged to design a rainbow amigurumi for Pride Month. Until I started googling, I had no idea there were so many amigurumi animals done in a rainbow theme. The frill on the neck of a triceratops is a perfect place to put a rainbow, and the beautiful colors make this cute little guy more of a baby rather than a fierce predator. What do you think? Just look at that cute little face!

 

Triceratops Baby measures approximately 11” long (including tail) by 5” tall.

Gauge: 4 sc = 1”, 4 rows = 1”

Materials:
Worsted weight yarn
110 yards white
10 yards each red, orange, yellow,
green, blue, purple
Size G (4.00 mm) crochet hook
Yarn needle
Plastic safety eyes 15 mm
Fiberfil

Directions:

BODY:

Rnd 1: Starting at tail with white yarn, ch 2 (or magic circle), 3 sc in 2nd ch from hook. Do not join. Work in continuous rnds throughout.

Rnd 2: 2 sc in each st (6 sc).

Rnd 3: Sc in each st.

Rnd 4: *Sc in next st, 2 sc in next st,* repeat around (9 sc).

Rnd 5: Sc in each st.

Rnd 6: *Sc in each of next 2 sts, 2 sc in next st, * repeat around (12 sc).

Rnds 7-8: Sc in each st.

Rnd 9: *Sc in next st, 2 sc in next st,* repeat around (18 sc).

Rnds 10-11: Sc in each st.

Rnd 12: *Sc in each of next 2 sts, 2 sc in next st,* repeat around (24 sc).

Rnds 13-14: Sc in each st.

Rnd 15: 2 sc in each of next 6 sts, sc in next 18 sts (30 sc). Place a marker between 6th and 7th sts for top of body.

Rnd 16: *Sc in next st, 2 sc in next st,* repeat 5 times, sc in next 18 sts (36 sc).

Rnd 17: *Sc in next 2 sts, 2 sc in next st,* repeat 5 times, sc in next 18 sts (42 sc).

Rnd 18: *Sc in next 3 sts, 2 sc in next st,* repeat 5 times, sc in next 18 sts (48 sc).

Rnds 19-28: Sc in each st.

Rnd 29: *Dec, sc in next 6 sts,* repeat around (42 sc).

Rnd 30: Sc in each st.

Rnd 31: *Dec, sc in next 5 sts,* repeat around (36 sc).

Rnd 32: Sc in each st.

Rnd 33: *Dec, sc in next 4 sts,* repeat around (30 sc).

Rnd 34: Sc in each st.

Invisible Decrease

Rnd 35: *Dec, sc in next 3 sts,* repeat around (24 sc). Stuff body and tail.

Rnd 36: *Dec, sc in next 2 sts,* repeat around (18 sc).

Rnd 37: *Dec, sc in next st,* repeat around (12 sc). Finish stuffing.

Rnd 38: Dec around (6 sc). Join with sl st. Fasten off leaving 6” length for sewing. Close with ultimate finish.

Ultimate Finish Video

FRONT LEGS: (Make 2)

Rnd 1: With white yarn, ch 2 (or magic circle), 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook. Do not join.

Rnd 2: 2 sc in each st (12 sc).

Rnd 3: Working in BLO, sc in each st.

Rnds 4-6: Working in both lps, sc in each st.

Toes: (Make 1 foot with orange toes, the other with purple toes.)

Using front lps of Rnd 3, *sc, dc, sc in same st, sl st in next st,* repeat twice. Fasten off yarn.

Stuff legs and sew to underside of body at Rnds 26-30.

BACK LEGS: (Make 2)

Rnd 1: With white yarn, ch 2 (or magic circle), 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook. Do not join.

Rnd 2: 2 sc in each st (12 sc).

Rnd 3: Working in BLO, sc in each st.

Rnds 4-5: Working in both lps, sc in each st.

Toes: (Make 1 foot with green toes, the other with blue toes.)

Using front lps of Rnd 3, *sc, dc, sc in same st, sl st in next st,* repeat twice. Fasten off yarn.

Stuff legs and sew to underside of body at Rnds 20-23.

HEAD:

Rnd 1: With white yarn, ch 2 (or magic circle), 6 sc in 2nd ch. Do not join. Work in continuous rnds throughout.

Rnd 2: *Sc in next st, 2 sc in next st,* repeat twice (9 sc).

Rnd 3: *Sc in next 2 sts, 2 sc in next st,* repeat twice (12 sc).

Rnd 4: *Sc in next 3 sts, 2 sc in next st,* repeat twice (15 sc).

Rnd 5: *Sc in next 4 sts, 2 sc in next st,* repeat twice (18sc).

Rnd 6: Sc in each st.

Rnd 7: *Sc in next 2 sts, 2 sc in next st,* repeat around (24 sc).

Rnd 8: Sc in each st.

Rnd 9: *Sc in next 3 sts, 2 sc in next st,* repeat around (30 sc).

Rnd 10: Sc in each st.

Rnd 11: *Sc in next 4 sts, 2 sc in next st,* repeat around (36 sc).

Rnds 12-13: Sc in each st.

Rnd 14: Working in BLO, sc in next 19 sts, sc in both lps of next 17 sts. Mark 1st and 19th sts for frill.

Rnd 15: *Dec, sc in next 4 sts,* repeat around (30 sc).

Rnd 16: *Dec, sc in next 3 sts,* repeat around (24 sc).

Place needle through 9th st of Rnd 14 (center of BLO sts) extending to Rnd 8. Insert eyes 2 sc on either side of center st. Place a marker at center st of Rnd 3 for horn.

Stuff head.

Rnd 17: *Dec, sc in next 2 sts,* repeat around (18 sc).

Rnd 19: *Dec, sc in next st,* repeat around (12 sc). Finish stuffing head.

Rnd 20: Dec around (6 sc). Join with sl st. Fasten off white yarn leaving 6” length for sewing. Close with ultimate finish.

 

FRILL:

Row 1: Attach red yarn in first marked st of Rnd 14. Ch 1, sc in same st, sc in next 18 sts (19 sc). Fasten off red yarn. Do not turn.

Row 2: Attach orange yarn in first st of Row 1. Ch 1, *2 sc, sc in next 2 sts,* repeat across ending with 2 sc in last st (26 sc). Fasten off orange yarn. Do not turn.

Row 3: Attach yellow yarn in first st of Row 2. Ch 1, sc in same st, sc in next 4 sts,*2 sc in next st, sc in next 3 sts,* repeat across ending with 2 sc in last st (32 sc). Fasten off yellow yarn. Do not turn.

Row 4: Attach green yarn in first st of Row 3. Ch 1, sc in same st, sc in next 5 sts,*2 sc in next st, sc in next 4 sts,* repeat across ending with 2 sc in last st (38 sc). Fasten off green yarn. Do not turn.

Row 5: Attach blue yarn in first st of Row 4. Ch 1, sc in same st, sc in next 6 sts,*2 sc in next st, sc in next 5 sts,* repeat across ending with 2 sc in last st (44 sc). Fasten off blue yarn. Do not turn.

Row 6: Attach purple yarn in first st of Row 5. Ch 1, sc in same st, sc in next 7 sts,*sc in next st, ch 2, sl st in 2nd ch, sc in same st (picot made), sc in next 6 sts,* repeat across ending sc in last 7 sts (5 picots). Fasten off purple yarn.

Weave in all ends.

HORNS: (Make 2 yellow, 1 red)

Rnd 1: Ch 2 (or magic circle), 3 sc in 2nd ch. Do not join.

Rnd 2: 2 sc in first st, sc in next 2 sts (4 sc).

Rnd 3: 2 sc in first st, sc in next 3 sts (5 sc). Join with sl st. Fasten off yarn leaving 6” length for sewing.

Sew yellow horns behind eyes. Sew red horn at marker in center of Rnd 3.

Weave in all ends.

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How to Crochet a Nosegay

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No matter where we travel, no matter how long we live in a certain place, I always plant roses in the yard. My favorites are the miniature rose bushes. This year the bright colors have given me so much pleasure! When I designed a Skunk Baby Amigurumi, I originally made it holding a heart, but then I had to add the option of a rosebud nosegay for it to hold also.

Nosegay:

Materials:
1 oz. green Bernat Blanket yarn
1 oz. pink Bernat Blanket yarn
Foam curler (or Fiberfill)

YouTube tutorial: https://youtu.be/KR9LPWyn3MU

Directions:
Base:
Rnd 1: With green yarn, ch 2, 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook. Do not join. Work in continuous rnds throughout.
Rnd 2: Sc in each st. Repeat Rnd 2 until piece measures 5” long (or desired length).
Next Rnd: 2 sc in each st (12 sc).
Next Rnd: *Sc in next st, 2 sc in next st,* repeat around (18 sc). Join with sl st. Fasten off.

Roses: (Make 6)
With pink yarn (or desired color), ch 12, sc in 2nd ch from hook, *hdc in next ch, dc in next ch, hdc in next ch, sc I next ch,* repeat once, hdc in next ch, dc in last ch. Fasten off leaving length for sewing.
Starting at first sc, roll flower with right side out. Sew through bottom sts to secure flower.
Using green yarn, sew flowers to base.

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Last year we had so much fun with the Zoo Blog Hop, so I thought I would repeat it this year for those of you who missed it. Last year we had 16 indie designers offering over 80 patterns for your summer crochet pleasure. Each day featured at least one free (and up to 8) animal crochet patterns. Thanks to all these talented designers for their contributions.

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Memorial Day weekend is considered the unofficial start of summer in the United States, and people will be flocking to beaches all over the country.

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One of the greatest thrills in Galveston was the ferry ride to Bolivar Island. I remember driving up to get in line for the ferry. Wait times were usually about 30 minutes, but there was always a snow cone vendor to cool us down while we waited for the next ferry. The ride was so exciting! Once the ferry got started, we were allowed to get out of the car and stand on deck and allow the sea breeze to cool us. Sightings are rare now, but at that time, it was not uncommon to see a dolphin (or several) following the boat. Seagulls always screeched overhead waiting for tourists to throw them food. The ferry docked on the Bolivar side, and we would drive off the boat to go to Crystal Beach. Such wonderful memories!

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We are sad, because the May Makes blog hop is entering its last week. We are happy, though, because the response has been overwhelming. Week 4 is the best yet, containing 23 patterns available as free downloads for one week only. Visit Carroway Crochet to begin this amazing blog hop filled with gorgeous spring designs to crochet. These patterns will be available as free downloads for one week only.  Included in the week 4 roundup is my Baby Narwhal Amigurumi which also includes instructions for making a Narwhal Christmas Ornament Crochet Pattern.

 

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